Country Music News from CMT
July 2nd
One of the things that surprised director Jeff Venable about making Jake Owen‘s “Real Life” video was the crane kick. Actually, it was that, plus all of Owen’s dance skills. “His dancing just kind of came out of nowhere,&rdqu…
July 2nd
If you’ve been wanting to get tangled up with Thomas Rhett, you’ll get your opportunity — at least musically speaking. The singer-songwriter is set to release his sophomore album, Tangled Up, on Sept. 25. This is the album we’ve be…
July 2nd
Get ready for an all-new season of wild pursuits and action-packed captures. America’s most beloved bounty hunting family is back with an all-new season of Dog and Beth: On the Hunt, premiering July 18 with two back-to back episodes at 9 p.m. and 10…
July 2nd
Now it’s official: Both Florida and Georgia are off the market after Florida Georgia Line‘s Tyler Hubbard married Hayley Stommel on Wednesday night (July 1) at Trail Creek Cabin in Sun Valley, Idaho. According to People, the date was a special…
July 2nd
Award-winning songwriter Red Lane died Wednesday evening (July 1) following a lengthy illness. He was 76. A member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame since 1993, Lane wrote or co-wrote such country classics as Tammy Wynette’s “Till I Ge…
July 1st
Some of the biggest names in music will appear this weekend during a special re-airing of All-Time Top 40: Artist’s Choice, produced by CMT Hot 20 Countdown. With an all-genres list that ranges from Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash to the Rolling Stone…
July 1st
Kelsea Ballerini might have titled her next single “Dibs,” but Dierks Bentley is calling the catchy tune “money.” Ballerini is the fresh new face on the country scene. Folks can’t seem to get enough of her. And if you’v…
July 1st
I realize that making money isn’t a competition. Or at least I hope it isn’t. But after so many Forbes lists that have Toby Keith at the very top of its highest-paid country celebrities, I thought it was interesting that Garth Brooks claimed t…
July 1st
It only makes sense that Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley would want to get together for a fun day of fishing if they were all in Florida, right? That’s exactly what the trio of country superstars did during a recent trip down south. Bent…
June 30th
Brantley Gilbert has married Amber Cochran, a spokesperson for the singer confirmed to CMT. The ceremony reportedly took place Sunday (June 28) at Gilbert’s home in Georgia. Gilbert first met the school teacher about 10 years ago in church. During a…
June 30th
Luke Bryan‘s spring break concerts may be behind him, but just in the nick of time, he has announced another in his series of Farm tours. It will be his seventh annual trip back to rural areas for eight shows this fall. And he’s added four new…
June 30th
Well, this is going to pique the interest of pretty much anyone who has ever loved Carrie Underwood‘s music. In a call with country station WMZQ-FM/Washington, D.C., Underwood gave a full report on the status of her upcoming album. She jokingly call…
June 30th
This is why we love Toby Keith: his lack of sugar-coating. So never mind that he’s won countless awards since he first showed up in Nashville more than 20 years ago, the one that was recently given to him is the one that matters the most. When Keith…
June 30th
After months of preparations, Reba and Brooks & Dunn have officially kicked off their highly anticipated Las Vegas residency. The visual production aspect of the show is a feature worthy of the superstars. With a collection of hits spanning more than …
June 30th
For Easton Corbin‘s fans, the wait is officially over with Tuesday’s (June 30) release of his new album, About to Get Real. The Florida native went into the studio last year to complete the project. Just when he thought it was finished, he and…